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Year of the Artist, Day 351: Frank Miller, Part 4 – Dark Horse Presents #114 and 300 #5

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Frank Miller, and the issues are Dark Horse Presents #114 and 300 #5, both of which were published by Dark Horse and are cover dated October 1996 and September 1998, respectively. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 347: Barry Windsor-Smith, Part 5 – Storyteller #4

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Barry Windsor-Smith, and the story is “The Freebooters” – from chapters 4 and 5 – from Storyteller #4 (technically it’s Barry Windsor-Smith: Storyteller, but I hate when the person’s name is part of the title – for some reason it irks me), which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated January 1997. These scans are from The Freebooters Collection, which was published by Fantagraphics in 2005. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 342: Howard Chaykin, Part 5 – Dark Horse Presents #1, Satellite Sam #1, and Century West

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Howard Chaykin, and the issues are Dark Horse Presents #1, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated April 2011, Satellite Sam #1, which was published by Image and is cover dated July 2013, and Century West, which was published by Image and is cover dated September 2013. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – December 2014

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It’s almost Christmas, so what better thing to do than treat yourself by pre-ordering comics from Previews #315! Whoo-hoo!
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Review time! with Lady Killer #1

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Jamie S. Rich, who’s a cool dude, asked me if I’d like an advance copy of Lady Killer #1, which he co-wrote with Joëlle Jones (according to Rich, she did the main plotting). As I am a fan of both Rich and Jones, I said sure! So let’s take a look at it!
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Flippin’ through Previews – November 2014

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For some reason, it feels like the Marvel brass are being tremendous douchebags this month. Why? Go below the cut, where all the secrets of Previews #314 will spill out!
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Year of the Artist, Day 300: Ted Naifeh, Part 2 – Comics’ Greatest World: Steel Harbor #2 and Dark Horse Comics #14

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Ted Naifeh, and the issues are Comics’ Greatest World: Steel Harbor #2 and Dark Horse Comics #14, which were published by Dark Horse and are cover dated August and October 1993. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 287: Greg Ruth, Part 3 – Conan #46

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the issue is Conan #46, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated November 2007. These scans are from Conan volume 0: Born on the Battlefield, which was published in June 2008. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 286: Greg Ruth, Part 2 – Freaks of the Heartland #6

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the issue is Freaks of the Heartland #6, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated November 2004. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 285: Greg Ruth, Part 1 – Sudden Gravity

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the comic is Sudden Gravity, which was published by Caliber Comics in 1998/1999. These scans are from the Dark Horse reprint, which is cover dated July 2006. Enjoy!
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Flippin’ through Previews – October 2014

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Wait, Damian might not be dead? The hell you say!!! All the answers can be found in Previews #313 … well, probably not, but it’s nice to think so!
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Year of the Artist, Day 270: Al Williamson, Part 4 – Classic Star Wars #2 and Return of the Jedi #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the issues are Classic Star Wars #2 and Return of the Jedi #2, the first of which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated September 1992 (but reprints strips from 1981), and the second of which was published by Marvel and is cover dated November 1983. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 267: Al Williamson, Part 1 – Adventures into the Unknown #27

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the story is “The Lost Lives of Laura Hastings” from Adventures into the Unknown #27, which was published by American Comics Group and is cover dated January 1952. These scans are from Al Williamson: Hidden Lands, which was published by Dark Horse in 2004. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 261: Milo Manara, Part 5 – L’odyssée de Giuseppe Bergman

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Milo Manara, and the story is L’odissea di Bergman/L’odyssée de Giuseppe Bergman (Bergman’s Odyssey), which was published in 2004 (I can’t find where it originally appeared, but it was published in both France and Italy). These scans are from The Manara Library volume 5, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated June 2013. Enjoy! (For the last time – at least with regard to Manara – I have to place a Not Safe For Work warning here.)
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Year of the Artist, Day 260: Milo Manara, Part 4 – Revoir les étoiles

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Milo Manara, and the story is Revoir les étoiles (To See Once More the Stars), which was published in À Suivre magazine in 1997. These scans are from The Manara Library volume 5, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated June 2013. Enjoy! (Once again, I have to hit you with a Not Safe For Work warning. HERE IT IS!!!!)
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